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2008 Boston Marathon
Friday, April 16

John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo
2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
In its 33nd year, the Expo will feature more than 200 exhibitors. Free admission, open to the public
Hynes Veteran Memorial Convention Center (Halls C & D), 900 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115

114th Boston Marathon Number Pick-up
2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Registered athletes pick-up their official race numbers and race packets
Hynes Veteran Memorial Convention Center (Halls C & D), 900 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115

B.A.A. 5K Number Pick-up
2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Registered athletes pick-up their official race numbers
Boylston Street Hall – Room 203
Hynes Veteran Memorial Convention Center (Halls C & D), 900 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115

Saturday, April 17

John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
In its 33nd year, the Expo will feature more than 200 exhibitors. Free admission, open to the public
Hynes Veteran Memorial Convention Center (Halls C & D), 900 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115

114th Boston Marathon Number Pick-up
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Registered athletes pick-up their official race numbers and race packets
Hynes Veteran Memorial Convention Center (Halls C & D), 900 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115

B.A.A. 5K Number Pick-up
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Registered athletes pick-up their official race numbers
Boylston Street Hall – Room 203
Hynes Veteran Memorial Convention Center (Halls C & D), 900 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115

B.A.A. Youth Relay Challenge
10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
An event for youths who are part of Club 114, a B.A.A. youth running program. This event is presented by the B.A.A. and Adidas in partnership with the City of Boston. Approximately 20 youth groups will participate.
Boylston Street, Copley Square Park

Sunday, April 18

B.A.A. 5K Registration
6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Copley Square Park – enter tent from St. James Street

B.A.A. 5K
8 a.m.
The annual 5-kilometer road race starting and finishing at Copley Square Park.
Copley Square Park, Boylston Street

B.A.A. Invitational Mile
9:30 a.m. – Start of scholastic girls’ race
9:45 a.m. – Start of scholastic boys’ race
10:00 a.m. – Start of Professional Women’s Race
10:15 a.m. – Start of Professional Men’s Race
Featuring some of the top professional milers in the country and scholastic athletes from the eight marathon cities and towns. Start on the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street in front of the Boston Public Library in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. Viewing open and free to public

John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
In its 33d year, the Expo will feature more than 200 exhibitors. Free admission, open to the public
Hynes Veteran Memorial Convention Center (Halls C & D), 900 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115

114th Boston Marathon Number Pick-up
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Registered athletes pick-up their official race numbers and race packets
Hynes Veteran Memorial Convention Center (Halls C & D), 900 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115

Boston Marathon Pre-Race Dinner
4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Official entrants and guests. Tickets for guests of official entrants are required and can be purchased at the Expo.
City Hall Plaza (Boston)

Race Day – Monday, April 19

Live Race Day broadcast and online coverage: Local TV – WBZ-TV; National TV – Universal Sports; Online – www.universalsports.com. Boston Marathon Athletes’ Village
7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Official entrants only; Entertainment, light refreshments, Poland Spring water, Gatorade Endurance Formula, tenting and portable toilets will be available.
Hopkinton High School, Hopkinton, Mass.

Start of Mobility Impaired Program
9 a.m.

Start of Handycycle Participates
9:17 a.m.

Start of Push Rim Wheelchair Division
9:22 a.m.

Start of Elite Women’s Race
9:32 a.m.

Start of the Elite Men’s Race & Wave One of the 114th Boston Marathon
10 a.m.

Start of Wave Two of the 114th Boston Marathon
10:30 a.m.

Boston Marathon Awards Ceremony
5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
The champions and top age-division finishers will receive their awards.
Fairmont Copley Plaza, Grand Ballroom

Boston Marathon Post-Race Party
7 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Official entrants of the Boston Marathon receive free entry with their bib number. A limited number of additional tickets will be available for purchase at Number Pick-Up. The event features dancing, live entertainment, a race video, race results, cash bar, Wii Challenge, and light dinner fare available for purchase. Party restricted to persons 21 and older. Visit www.baa.org for more details.
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom (use shopping mall entrance), 900 Boylston Street, Boston

Tuesday, April 20

Get in your last-minute shopping before returning home.
Official Boston Marathon Apparel
Copley Square Park

Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Free Post-Marathon Injury Clinic
5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
2014 Washington Street, Newton